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MBTA to open two new stations on Fairmount Line

As the Fairmount Corridor Commuter Rail Line train peeled away from Readville one morning, a stocky conductor began collecting fares on the only car open to passengers. Scanning rows of empty seats, he realized, as is the case most midmornings, the task would be easy.

“Only four people on the train,’’ he said.

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